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Almuhtada Smith

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

ARS IP Law Firm, P.C.
515 S Flower St, 18th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Phone: 213-808-0089
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed in California Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate (40%), Intellectual Property (40%), Entertainment & Sports (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Almuhtada Smith is the founder and principal of ARS IP Law Firm, P.C., in Los Angeles, California. A top-ranked lawyer with more than 12 years of total legal experience, Mr. Smith provides exceptional counsel and support to a diverse range of clients across the greater Los Angeles metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Business and corporate law
  • Intellectual property
  • Entertainment and sports law

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Smith has achieved remarkable success helping his clients with highly complex transactional matters involving intellectual property, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, licensing issues and more. He also routinely counsels his clients on securities compliance, corporate governance and many other areas pertaining to their commercial endeavors. He routinely provides invaluable counsel regarding startups, venture capital funding and entertainment law, and he has worked with Fortune 500 executives as well as owners and operators of family-owned businesses.

Moreover, Mr. Smith has represented numerous artists, authors, entertainers and professional athletes as well as technology companies, fashion and beauty companies, and more. He has also become a steadfast advocate for people of color across his region, and he maintains an unwavering focus on helping his clients achieve their goals and the positive results they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

He has been honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, and he has received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A magna cum laude graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Smith began his legal career in 2009 after obtaining his Juris Doctor from UCLA School of Law and his license to practice from The State Bar of California. While in law school, he served as chief managing editor of the Entertainment Law Review.

Mr. Smith is a former board member and treasurer of the John M. Langston Bar Association, and he currently serves as chairman of the board of directors with the Los Angeles Southwest College Foundation.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Business/Corporate
  • 40%Intellectual Property
  • 20%Entertainment & Sports

Selections

1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021

About Almuhtada Smith

First Admitted: 2009, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.arscounsel.com/about

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • University of West Los Angeles, Adjunct Professor

Pro bono/Community Service

  • LA Southwest College Foundation, Board of Directors

Bar/Professional Activity

  • John M. Langston Bar Association, Officer
  • California
  • John M. Langston Bar Association, Board of Directors

Industry Groups

  • Entertainment
  • Real Estate
  • Technology
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Office Location for Almuhtada Smith

515 S Flower St
18th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Phone: 213-808-0089

Last Updated: 6/25/2021

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